Highlights of Fisheries Magazine – June 2015 In this Issue: • Policy Column Nature-Based Remedies to Societal Woes • AFS News Improving Communication/Cooperation among Aquatic Professional Societies • Interviews Q&A: Interview with Jay Hemdal,...
- Cyberattacks Put Russian Fingers on the Switch at Power Plants, U.S. SaysIn the last year, Russian hackers have gone from infiltrating business networks of energy, water and nuclear plants to worming their way into control rooms.
- Black Cancer MattersA documentary shines a spotlight on the grim relationship between race and cancer.
- ‘They Grew Up in the Water’A childhood bond that anyone raised near a creek, river or ocean will recognize.
- EPA Community Grants Available to Protect Public Health and the Environment in New EnglandBOSTON – The US Environmental Protection Agency is making grants available for New England communities to support EPA's "Back-to-Basics" agenda to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health and improve the quality of life.
- EPA, MDEQ to discuss Muskegon Lake sediment cleanup at March 15 public meeting in Muskegon, Mich.CHICAGO (March 13, 2018) − U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting on March 15 to discuss the ongoing Great Lakes Legacy Act cleanup at the former Zephyr Oil Refinery on Holton Road in Muskegon, Mich.
- EPA announces action plan to combat harmful algal blooms in Lake ErieCHICAGO (March 7, 2018) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the release of the United States’ domestic action plan for reducing phosphorus, a major contributor to harmful algal blooms, in Lake Erie.
Maintain an association of persons involved in the protection of watersheds, water quality, and aquatic habitat and in the abatement of water pollution and aquatic habitat and watershed deterioration; Encourage improved professional and technical standards in the investigation, abatement, and regulation of water pollution, aquatic habitat, and watershed problems; Focus attention on watershed, aquatic habitat, and water quality concerns by conducting symposia, workshops and projects, collecting and assembling information for publication, and distributing results to Society members and the public; and Promote development and use of standardized procedures and techniques for investigating and regulating water quality, aquatic habitat, and watershed problems.